Finalist Judge

Simon Clowes

Apple TV+

Simon Clowes is a managing creative director at Apple TV+.

Prior to joining Apple, simon was creative director at Prologue Films where he tenured for 10 years before collaborating with some of LA’s top motion design studios.

His background in traditional graphic design provided a foundation in which to explore film, animation and merge techniques from multiple disciplines.

Simon has directed commercials for some of the world’s respected agencies, and has designed title sequences for X-Men: First Class, Aquaman, Sherlock Holmes, and Elementary to name a few. His body of work also includes full CG cinematic sequences for Bungie’s Destiny.

Throughout his career, Simon has been recognized by some of the industry’s most prestigious awards resulting in multiple accolades in the disciplines of design, live action, animation, and visual effects. Most notably, he earned an Emmy® Award Nomination for his Live Action opening sequence for CBS’s Elementary, Special Jury Recognition and multiple Official Selections from the SXSW Film Festival, Cubes from the Art Directors Club, and awards from New York Festivals® and Promax / BDA.

Simon grew up in north west London and attended Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts at The London College of Printing.